Posted 9:20 PM 3/8/2013 by Joe Bevans
The Beth El School of Nursing at UCCS in Colorado Springs is using ''patient simulators'' to train students. The hightech robots use computer interaction to help nurses create scenarios that really happen in hospitals. They bleed,cough,give birth, and even have heart attacks. The school say's that demand for training sites makes their make shift hospital a gold mine for nursing students.More Stories from 3/8/2013
Posted 6:46 PM 3/7/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
Rumors of a widespread chlamydia outbreak at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs have students and parents talking.
"I know that there's 51 cases of chlamydia right now and we had a presentation today talking about it," sophomore Kionna Washpun told News 5. "A lot of people at our school (More)
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Posted 9:49 AM 3/4/2013 by Marissa Torres
Death rates for Colon Cancer are down more than 30% according to the American Cancer Society. But still-- Colorectal Cancer is one of America's deadliest.
Protecting yourself and cutting your risk is easy, in fact, a 20 minute procedure could save your life.
"It's absolutely worth (More)
Posted 8:55 AM 3/1/2013 by Lacey Steele
The Spruce Beetle is a relatively recent and deadly addition to the Rocky Mountain region, especially for mature spruce trees.
We've already seen the damage in Northern Colorado, and now many trees in the southern portion of our state are in danger of attack.
We found out more about (More)
Posted 7:33 PM 2/27/2013 by Siera Santos, firstname.lastname@example.org
A six-year-old transgender child from Fountain is making national headlines because her elementary school says she can't use the girl's bathroom anymore.
On Wednesday afternoon, the Mathis family held a press conference to announce the filing of a discrimination complaint with the (More)
Posted 8:38 AM 2/27/2013 by Tony Spehar - email@example.com
Autism is a disorder that affects more and more children each year and has gained increased attention..
There is no community in the United States unaffected by autism and Colorado Springs has a higher-than-average prevalence of the disorer. So, News 5 went looking for answers about the (More)
Posted 7:32 AM 2/27/2013 by Marissa Torres
It's a new piece of technology causing patients to sing praises in the new way doctor's approach heart surgery. Now patients are praising the work of what's called the Melody Valve.
12 year old Jacob Ontiveros has dealt with medical issues his entire life, including a heart defect and (More)
Posted 8:33 AM 3/26/2013 by Siera Santos, firstname.lastname@example.org
It's estimated that 2.5-million teens visit a tanning salon at least once a year.
While many states already have laws requiring teens to get parental consent before using tanning beds, Colorado isn't one of them.
But that may soon change. On Tuesday, lawmakers heard testimony on a (More)
Posted 1:06 PM 2/26/2013 by David Ortiviz
An underage teenager tries to buy a pack of smokes. No I.D.? That may not be a problem. A 5 Uncovers hidden camera investigation discovered some clerks in Pueblo are selling tobacco to minors, despite warnings and fines by the Feds.
One survey in Pueblo shows 75% of minors who try to buy (More)